Tuesday , 17 September 2019

John Mathis

John Mathis
John is a Partner and Co-Founder of Harbor View Advisors. He brings over 20 years of experience as an investment banker, investor, equity research analyst and management consultant. John leads Harbor View’s Catalyst for Corporate Development practice where he helps clients fuel growth through acquired innovation. Prior to founding Harbor View, John was a Vice President in the Technology Research Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York. As a publishing analyst, John’s research spanned companies with a total market capitalization of $100 billion across five industries including payment processing, financial services, travel services, business process outsourcing and business intelligence. Companies under coverage included Accenture, Amdocs, Automatic Data Processing, ChoicePoint, EDS, First Data Corp, Fiserv, Hewitt Associates and Sabre. John’s experience also extends to the “buy-side” as a Partner at Camelot Capital, a hedge fund with targeted investments in public and private software and services companies. John led the investment decisions involving 80 companies in ten industries including business and financial services, payment processing, telecom services and security. Prior to joining Goldman, John worked as Principal for A.T. Kearney in Chicago where he managed global consulting engagements in the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom. John’s practice expertise included international supply chain, global sourcing, process reengineering and strategic planning. John was active in helping A.T. Kearney establish new offices in Australia and Brazil and facilitated the integration of a consulting firm acquisition in Denmark. A sample of his client engagements includes Visa, Sears, Rolls Royce and General Motors. John received a Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from The University of Chicago. Outside of Harbor View, John is an Ironman, part-time triathlete and a father of three.

Commentary on the the U.S. Appraisal Market – Change is Coming

This article was first published in the Harbor View Advisors. The Appraisal world is under intensifying pressure that will likely accelerate the pace of M&A consolidation.  We see the new “registry” component of the Dodd Frank rollback as another potential catalyst for consolidation in the fragmented appraiser and Appraisal Management Company (“AMC”) arenas.  In this note we highlight where the market …

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